Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Neither viewfinder will work - nothing appears I have a Canon Powershot S3IS
It could be a stuck shutter. To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see the following for further info and a simple fix that may help:
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Neither viewfinder will work - nothing appears I have a Canon Powershot S3IS
It could be a stuck shutter. To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny fli ... Canon Digital Cameras
Brand-new Canon Powershot SX120 IS and have put in the batteries and card included in the pack. All seems to be working normally - EXCEPT the screen is continually dark and not showing anything the camera is pointing at. Only the standard icons appear on the screen. The flash seems to be working correctly. Have checked through the instruction manual and not sure what I have done wrong - I have literally set it all up by the book and previous camera was a Canon, so it is fairly familiar with sett
I am not sure if this advice will work for your model, but it does work for other Canon models.There is a DISP button on the back. When you push it in, it will turn off the LCD display. Hit it again, and it will keep the display off but ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
My Canon Rebel T2i DSLR's autofocus won't work. I followed the instructions in Canon's website but nothing changed. I tried changing the lens and it only worked in the live viewfinder.
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I have the Canon Powershot SD1200 IS. the functions: Disp., Menu, Func. Set do not work. nothing happens when i press them. When I hit the play button it keeps going through all my photos very quickly. and the 2nd green light blinks quickly. Not one by one manually. It doesnt matter if the camera is on auto or camera. nothing works. On the digital screen on the botton left there is a symbol of a rounded triangle with an S and bottom right there is 9999 when i change it to manual on the upper lef
Try this...remove the card and battery...press all the buttons...leave it alone for 20 minutes...insert the card and then the battery...turn it on. ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera
CANON POWERSHOT A640 LCD VIEWFINDER STOPPED WORKING
Nice camera ... the button at the bottom left is marked Disp ... each time you push that button it will change the display mode ... there are three modes .. OFF, ON , and NIGHT ... night turns down the brightness a bit ... push the button several t ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot X3 digital camera viewfinder and LCD screen prob
When you disconnected the camera from the computer, did you remember to use the "safely remove hardware" function? If not, you may need to reset the camera. If you can get into the camera menu, just scroll to find "reset" and follow the instructions. ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot A80 is not taking pictures. Everything including the flash is working but the LCD screen remains dark and does not appear to be working. When I take a photo the flash works but no photo.
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Blank Screen My Canon PowerShot A75, is not showing images on display screen, neither it is recording pictures. The pictures are Blank when shot and downloaded. However .Now if I switch it on nothing is visible on display screen. I have bought this camera from India and now I am studying in france, it is such an issue to even find a Canon Shop in France...i hav been trying on net for days...please help me with procedure to get it repaired as I heard Canon is doing it FOC. Regards
Yes they'll fix this for free, see:\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
My Canon S3 IS compact has a viewfinder problem. Upon switching on it always shows the "settings" icons around the viewfinder but the image is not there. I have to turn the camera on and off about 6 to 10 times. The viewfinder image starts to appear dim and blurred. Finally it starts to work OK. It is 2years old and taken about 1000 images.
It sounds like the camera either has a connection for the image that isn't the greatest or the control board needs some work. You could try removing the outer panel and taking a blow dryer to the internal parts but don't let it get too warm and see i ... Digital Cameras
My Canon Powershot G9 suddenly stopped working yesterday. It's just stuck with the lens extended. I've checked and the battery is OK. Nothing's working..no LCD screen, won't switch on or off etc.
This is a really common problem on the G7 and the G9. They get no power all of a sudden when two screws from inside the camera get loose and cause a short. It's not a cleaning as was suggested, your camera actually needs to be repaired. There's a gre ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot S45 lens is retracted out and lens cover won't open or shut. camera cannot operate. Powers up, E18 shows on blank viewfinder, beeps 3 times and goes back to blank viewfinder. Shift lens cover back, sounds like it's opening/closing, but nothing happens other than the above.
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Canon PowerShot S45 Digital Camera
I own a Canon G7. My 2 year old grabbed it to hold it for god knows how long... I noticed when I heard her dropping it! It works and nothing appears to be broken, but now the display looks out of focus and the pictures it takes appear distorted and fuzzy.
You have a distorted image problem which could be caused by a few things on that camera. Try this site: www.camerasandparts.com They just specialize in service for the Cano ... Canon PowerShot G7 Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS- When looking through the viewfinder (display screen is turned in,not in use) to either take a picture or to review previously taken pictures, everything in the viewfinder appears blurry. When looking at the display screen to take a picture or to review pictures, everything looks normal. Please help. Thank you.
Glad to be of service. ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera
I have a Canon EOS 1000D and uptil this morning I was taking perfect pictures then suddenly it seems to have jammed on me .... nothing is working .... when I switch on the camera nothing happens... when I press the shutter button to take a picture and inside the viewfinder a green spot on the right side and a busy sign on the left flash whilst pressing down the shutter button !!!! I have removed the battery and gave it a full charge; at the same time I also removed the card and viewed all my
Hi,\015\012\015\012There is a documented problem with the Canon 1000d and the shutter freezing. In Oct 2009 they released an updated firmware for the camera which should solve the problem. You need to go here to remedy the problem:\ ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
Hi.I have a Canon Powershot S5 IS.When I turn on the camera, the little display seems not to focus and when I open the big display, there appears a black screen.I restored the factory settings and the big display is working fine, but the little display has the same problems.I think that a firmware update would be perfect, but I didn't find any update on Canon website.What can I do?
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Problem is following - computer can't detect canon cameras, i mean eos and powershot a590is. drivers are installed from solution disk, included with powershot /v.33.0/. nothing works, not cameraWindow, nor direct transfer.
TRY TO USE A DIFFERENT DATA CABLE, OR BETTER TEST THE CAMERA BY CONNECTING IT TO ANOTHER PC, THIS WAY WE WILL KNOW IF YOU HAD A PROBLEM WITH YOUR DATA CABLE OR YOU PC, ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
I have a Canon SD500 Powershot Elph camera that is about 2 years old. Recently on vacation the LCD screen stopped working properly. The screen is white with an asymmetrical black configuration on it. It's sort of like a piece of an umbrella--pointed edges and lines running through it. The camera will still turn on and off but nothing is available on the screen. Even though I paid $350 for it, I'm ready to just ditch it as Canon wants over $100 just to look at it.
Ditch it- They will want $100 just to tell you to get a new one. ... Canon Digital Cameras
I just got my camera back from Canon but it still isn't working right! I took it in because when I turned it on it said NO CF CARD. They fixed the metal prongs. Now, it still doesn't work to store or view photos on the camera without a cf card. I inserted my old CF (undamaged card) and formatted it and now it seems to take photos BUT nothing shows on my camera viewfinder when I go to take the photos. It shows I have over 3000 photos on my card but they will not display. Help!
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I have a Canon A75 Powershot in excellent condition. Since yesterday it dosn't work. When it is in capture mode, I cannot see the picture from the LCD display. Display is working. When I try to take picrures I get a black picture with nothing on it, just like I am capturing in a very dark place. But I can see pictures that I have captured before the problem. What can I do? I am Christos, from Cyprus. Is there anyone who can fix this problem with my camera?
CCD is gone.Need replacement. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
E12 message on my canon and nothing works. - Canon PowerShot A50 Digital Camera
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Just bought a Canon Powershot sx10is. Bought used. worked fine at first. Now when I try to power on the camera the LCD screen quickly flashes white. The camera never turns on. I have tried various types of batteries including alkaline and rechargable. I have also tried replacing the small watch type battery that is in the camera (CR1220) and nothing works. Any Ideas?
I don't know where you bought the used camera but if you can, return it. ... Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera
Nothing displays in LCD screen, canon powershot S400 digital ELPH
Sounds like your LCD might have gone bad. The LCD might cost more than the camera costs, but there are a few places on eBay that you can buy a repair and replacement service from for pretty cheap. ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Powershot 5S IS. The image on the LCD screen is not rotating when I rotate the screen, and when I snap the screen into place with the LCD side out it goes from displaying on the LCD to displaying on the viewfinder. It was working properly before, but I can't figure out how to get it back to those settings.
On camera menu, turn on Reverse Disp. ... Digital Cameras
I have a canon S-3 which was unused for about 8 months. When I put charged batteries in, everything works except no image. Menu item appear in bith the viewfinder and the LCD - but no image - Help
Hi,Based on your description, am afraid you have a CCD problem. This is the actual camera eye. In most instances repairs of this nature require the services of a qualified professional. Additionally, price factor has to be considered sinc ... Canon Digital Cameras
I have a PowerShot Canon S3IS and have encountered a problem whereby I have lost the complete content of my 1 GBSD card. Whilst altering settings on the camera prior to an exposure a message appeared on the camera screen stating"memory card error" "card locked". This is the second occasion on which this has happened - but using a different memory card. The first time I reformatted the card and, of course, lost my all my exposures! This time I have not reformatted. Can you explain why this has
I will venture a guess that your SD card has a lock switch near the top. If you unlock it, I think that will allow you to download your pictures. I think the problem is in the SD card. I'll give it another try if unlocking the SD card doesn't work ... Digital Cameras